Remembering San Jose Police Officer Jeffrey Fontana

Today we remember the life and service of fallen San Jose Police Officer Jeffrey Fontana. Officer Fontana was gunned down while making a routine traffic stop early in the morning on an Almaden street.


Remembering Fallen San Jose Police Officer Desmond Casey

On October 25th, we remember fallen San Jose Police Officer Desmond Casey. On October 25, 1999 Officer Casey was killed while piloting the department's helicopter.

Below is the department's official account of Officer Casey's story.

Vote YES on MEASURE F

Please share the following letter from SJPOA President, Paul Kelly:


September 1, 2016


Re: Open Letter to the Residents of San Jose


Dear Residents of San Jose,


San Jose Police Department answers your calls, now we need you to answer ours…


Remembering the Fallen: Officer Robert Wirht

This month we honor fallen San Jose Police Officer Robert Wirht.

Officer Robert Wirht
Killed on September 8, 1988, while on a police motorcycle pursuing a speeding motorist, and then being struck by another errant motorist in traffic.

Remembering Fallen San Jose Police Officer Richard Huerta

As August 6th approaches, we remember fallen San Jose Police Officer Richard Huerta. On August 6, 1970, Officer Huerta was killed by gunshots from a pedestrian intent on randomly killing any officer he encountered.

Below is the department’s official account of his story.

Remembering Fallen San Jose Police Officer Henry Bunch

Today we remember fallen San Jose police officer Henry Bunch. On July 29, 1985, 33-year-old Officer Bunch was killed when an intoxicated arrestee wrestled his gun away and shot him. 


Below is the department’s official account of his story.


Remembering Fallen San Jose Police Sergeant Morris Van Dyck Hubbard

During the month of July, we remember fallen San Jose Police Sergeant Morris Van Dyck Hubbard. On July 12, 1924, 29-year-old Hubbard became of first San Jose police officer to fall in the line-of-duty. Below is the department’s official account of his story.


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